Tag Archives: Saku Koivu

HABS STOP THE BLEEDING


Now, let’s get one thing straight. One victory over the Atlanta Thrashers does not a season make.  But when it comes to the Montreal Canadiens, it’s a win that just might turn this season around. Might. If nothing else, Montreal’s … Continue reading

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LOSING SKID SNAPPED AT FOUR


This one didn’t score any points for artistic merit.  But it did score two points where it counted the most, for the Montreal Canadiens: in the “win” column, as the Habs snapped a four-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory … Continue reading

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CRUNCH TIME LOOMING FOR HABS’ BRASS


With no less than 17 forwards on the ice at practice today (18, if you count Mathieu Dandenault), it’s clear that decision-making time is looming for both head coach Guy Carbonneau and General Manager Bob Gainey, on a number of … Continue reading

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TRADE WINDS BLOW THROUGH BOSTON


  The Montreal Canadiens could have used Vincent Lecavalier last night. But, alas, while Lecavalier and his Tampa team mates were warming up for their west-coast game against the Sharks (which the Sharks won, 7-1) the Canadiens fell 3-1 to … Continue reading

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MASS CALL-UP FROM HAMILTON


Upper body, lower body. Upper body, lower body. Unfortunately, it’s been an all-too-familiar refrain for the Montreal Canadiens of late. And the latest member of the Habs to be singing that painful tune is Alex Tanguay who is out with … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR? MAYBE NOT FOR TANGUAY


It’s not every day that your number one line is sitting in the press box. But that could indeed be the case when the Canadiens return to action Friday in New Jersey after closing out the 2008 calendar year with … Continue reading

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MID-TERM REPORT CARD


School’s out for the term, and members of the Montreal Canadiens are enjoying the Christmas break until they return to class Dec. 27 in Pittsburgh against the Penguins.  Report cards have been issued for all students.  Some have excelled, others … Continue reading

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